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Oct 13, 2012 11:00pm EDT
economics in 1938. marriage, work, and family forced her to a delay hurt education. at the age of 40, she was told that she was one course short. her daughter cost for the college to recognize a mother's love for lifelong learning with the letter. her case was reviewed and they found she had enough credits to graduate. >> a good education but you in good stead. my education was used the times are raised the family. >> she proudly displays her diploma. san jose even backdated it to 1959. the baltimore running festival is in the record books. still ahead, our wrap up of the annual events. >> chilly, but a nice day to day. changes are coming. eventually the rain will come down in the weather plus [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i need your help... i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. well...everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe well...i'm not at liberty to give that out, but we do use tender chunks of white meat chicken in an herb & spice broth. come on that's it? i need the
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Oct 8, 2012 9:00am EDT
. weight watchers online. finally, losing weight clicks. >> this morning on "education nation today" an innovative day care program. the first two years of a baby's life offer a short and invaluable opportunity to stimulate learning skills. "today" contributing correspondent jigier checked out one approach that focusses on the early important learning years. >> a level playing field is what single mom wendy moreno wants for her two boys who were attending what she called an inadequate day care. >> if they didn't want to color or do nothing, they would make them watch tv. >> they pretty much waived tv all day long. >> watched tv all day long. >> many children spend a lot of time without having anyone talk to them, without being picked up. >> reporter: psychologist diana rouners is looking to change this dangerous pattern and starting early within the first 1,000 days of a child's life. >> we do need high quality early education setting, not just so moms can go to work but more importantly so these children can develop the language skills, the behavior skills, the social skills that will
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Oct 14, 2012 5:00am EDT
morning's education alert, a state audit gives city school system a failing grade in bookkeeping. >> 11 news education reporter tim tooten has more. >> the legislative audit covers the years 2009 and 2010. it appears the buck stopped at central office where school officials failed to keep track of overtime and overpayments to employee. in one case, an employee was given a $57,000 annual leave payment twice. there were similar concerns raised about overtime. thomas barnacle is the state's acting legislative auditor. >> we found a number of discrepancies where the payments made couldn't be supported by the record and on top of that the supervisors couldn't explain why this were discrepancies. >> the state audit revealed the school system has done a poor job of debt collection. it found that as of may of last year, the district was owed for more than $4 million for accounts past due over 60 days. >> they have to establish better collection policies to make sure amounts owed are paid, especially as it relates to employees that haven't fulfilled work commitments. >> the audit shows the city's sch
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Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
grade and future education, and they say the mints they ate are perfectly legal. it all started when 17-year-old jake walker took these to school. >> i don't feel that i should lose my education over a little mint. >> reporter: they are caffein-in mints, perfectly legal, but to some school officials in pekin illinois they looked like drugs. jake and three of his friends were suspended for eating the mints during lunch. >> this is 2012, and caffein is caffein. i drink soda. jake drinks soda. i didn't see anything wrong with a caffein pill. >> reporter: school officials issued this statement. pekin community high school approaches consumption of mood-altering substances very seriously given both the health risks at issue and a mission to keep both illegal and legal drugs and substances out of the school. >> i see people bringing in energy drinks and coffee to school every day, so i thought, hey, it's healthier. why not dry to bring it in and maybe get a little bit more energy. >> reporter: here's a caffein breakdown. a 16-ounce cup of coffee averages 100 milligrams of caffein. soft drinks
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Oct 8, 2012 3:30am EDT
that folks have hope and opportunity, a good education? we bring back some of the manufacturing jobs and continue on this path to progress. >> there is a reality that on the campaign stump, mitt romney has been denied a line that he's been relying on when it comes to 8% unemployment, which was a significant marker. this is how he's been talking about it this fall. >> we've had 43 straight months with unemployment above 8%. he said that he'd create jobs, and instead we have unemployment now still over 8% for 43 straight months. >> the symbolism, mike murphy, is there for everyone to see. you get below 8% it matters. >> it becomes a good political club for the obama folks. but fundamentally, i don't think america woke up and said, hey, everything is fixed. we feel great. you can still see the economic worry. the middle class has been buried for four years. i think what's changed is not statistics out of d.c. i think we make a lot of that. it's the perception out in the states. >> but that's been a great point, chuck. when you see people feel better about the economy -- >> well, es
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Oct 12, 2012 9:00am EDT
over here, i'm going to pull it up, is this super cool site where it's educational so sign up for classes you want. want to become an entrepreneur, a chef, sign up for classes which is fantastic. also learn online. there's teachers connecting through the community, educating each other and people learning, so it's a fantastic community. >> that's pretty cool. on facebook, you feel like you are just wasting your time but this next one, branch out, actually utilizes your time pretty well. >> branchout connects through our friends on facebook and is like a resume that's visual. if you're a cupcake-maker, you can show pictures of your cupcake. it's fantastic and connects the job opportunities and shares with people we know. >> almost the like a pinterest. >> very much so. can share images, somebody that's worked for a plane company, all things they have done. it's very, very cool. >> kickstarter is really cool. >> love kickstarter. you want to start something you're passionate b.my friend did this with their play. they can raise money around the causes that we want to do, that we're p
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Oct 14, 2012 6:30pm EDT
girls to be educated and independent. now fighting for her own life after she was shot by a team of taliban gunman. we have an update on her condition and the growing outrage at her attackers. >> reporter: military officials overseeing the care of the 14-year-old girl say she's making satisfactory process, but they are considering sending her abroad for specialized treatment. meanwhile here in pakistan, the anger continues to grow. today tens of thousands turned out in karachi to register their dissent to the taliban. hundreds of schoolgirls gathered to support her. some here are now saying that this is the chance for the military to strike at the heart of the taliban in the border region as the outrage over the attack grows, as do the cries for justice for mallal. >>> still ahead, as nightly news continues, the uproars over the way some schools are tracking students, every movement, every move they make. >>> and you just can't believe your eyes. many medications. dry mouth can be frustrating... and ignoring it can lead to... sipping water can help, but dentists recommend biotene. b
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Oct 15, 2012 7:00am EDT
-year-old girl attacked because she fought for young girls to be educated and independent. >> there has been a wave of public revulsion in pakistan and around the world for this attempt to obstruct the education of the young generation. >> reporter: she was targeted by the taliban, but the attackers turned many against them. thousands rallied in her support this weekend, and she's backed by one man who knows about fighting fundamentalists, salman rushdie who himself was threatened by execution for islamists for writing a book. >> what did she want? she wanted an education. and for wanting an education she got shot in the head. it says a lot about an ideology that will react like that to a 14-year-old girl wanting to learn something >> reporter: pakistani police have questioned dozens of people over the attempt to kill malala, the shooter yet to be identified as she is flown across the globe in an international operation to save her life. while malala is still in a coma she has been able to move her feet and hands so doctors are hopeful for this young girl who has inspired so many. >> lo
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Oct 11, 2012 11:00pm EDT
read the entire audit on the education alert page of wbaltv.com. >> loved ones gathered this evening for a candlelight vigil to remember the lives of five family members who are killed in an early-morning fire in east baltimore. sheldon dutes joins us with more on the vigil and the latest on the investigation. >> firefighters say they are still trying to figure out where the fire started and what may have sparked the fire. relatives said there were smoke alarms in the home, but firefighters say based on the evidence that does not appear to be true at this time. dozens of loved ones gathered tonight to pray for the victims and families. stuffed animals and lighted candles decorate the entrance of the home where four children and their grandmother killed at an early-morning fire. a seven-euro was one of the victims. >> we both like to get on the trampoline. she was kind and generous. but she was a very lovable child. she hugged everyone. it is just so amazing that yesterday, she went around hugging everyone and telling them i love you. little did we know that would be the last time we
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Oct 13, 2012 1:00pm EDT
food allergies can be. heather had to educate her friends and classmates and even a teacher who was using peanut candy for a science lesson. >> and she said, "how allergic are you?" i said, "i can't be in the room if we're doing this experiment." and she dismissed me from class, and that prevented my learning. some teachers, you know, really help me out, and some teachers don't understand it. >> heather spoke about her condition at a conference in washington, d.c. she was invited by f.a.a.n., the food allergy and anaphylaxis network. >> it was really interesting 'cause i've never been with a group of people who all understand [chuckling] what i'm going through. >> kids like heather often carry a medical device to treat a reaction until they can get to a doctor. >> all of our friends know they can't bring cakes or cookies or things like that unless it's allergen-safe. >> if you know anyone who has food allergies, be a "pal." that stands for "protect a life." first, don't share food. be sure to wash your hands after eating foods like nuts. just touching someone can set off their aller
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Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
would have to pay out-of-state tuition to continue her education at a four year school. >> right now i have to work to pay for sipping glasses. -- for certain classes. >> as the election nears, she and other students like are getting the support of well known clergyman. they gathered at morgan state university to announce their endorsement of the maryland dream act. if it passes, illegal immigrants who are maryland high school graduates would pay in state tuition if their parents pay taxes and a good to is college in state. >> and women and men -- young men and men who work hard, who speak our language, who work hard, can realize their full potential. >> not everyone is on board. >> it is going to cause a lot of money. $40,000 per student. for example, if you have 1000 students, that is $40 million a year. that taxpayers will have to pay. >> the fate of the dream at rest in the hands of voters. >> a recent poll of more than 800 registered voters found that 58% support the measure and 34% oppose it. reporting live, sheldon. >> thank you. a recent polls as 40% of registered voters believ
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Oct 10, 2012 9:00am EDT
world one cupcake at a time but when i saw the living condition, getting an education and the opportunities that would come along with that, i realized it wasn't really a joke and i needed to do more to help these girls. >> helping them in the classroom and also on the soccer field, something that you love that you brought to them. >> yeah. i've been playing since the age of 5, so i've never really thought about what soccer has done for me, but for these little girls it's taboo for them to play sports in their society so it was ground breaking. it really upset their fathers when i brought them out on to the field, but slowly but surely they started gaining confidence and leadership skills that translated into the classroom, and it was the first time i realized that's what sock her done for me my entire life. >> therefore, you decided to give up your scholarship at notre dame for soccer, and instead decided to launch the segue project to help support girls both through school and also find a passion like soccer, right? >> once i realized this transformative role soccer should p
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Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
, strengthening opportunity and investing in education and bringing manufacturing jobs back overseas or with mitt romney, tax breaks for the rich. >> how much pressure has that first debate put on vice president biden's shoulders tomorrow now? >> well, i look forward to watching the vice president tomorrow. i know he's eager to do it. i think he's going to have to be on his toes because my guess is you're going to see what mitt romney tried to do which is paul ryan, congressman ryan walk away from the positions that he's held during this campaign and try to give a much, much different and softer image for the american people. >> we'll all be watching. robert gibbs, thank you for your time. >> thanks, matt. >> a reminder, can you watch the vice presidential debate. that's tomorrow night, 9:00 eastern, 6:00 pacific right here on nbc. >>> now 11 after the hours. here's savannah. >>> matt, thank you. the parents of a missing colorado girl are speaking out for the first time since their daughter's miss appearance. nbc's miguel almaguer has the latest on this story. miguel, good morning to yo
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Oct 12, 2012 7:00am EDT
taliban for her fearless advocacy for girls' education. she remains in critical condition. the alleged mastermind of the attack, a top taliban commander, is still at large. >>> lebanese militant group hezbollah has declared that a drone downed over israel last week was theirs. israeli officials say the drone appeared to have been manufactured in iran, a longtime ally of hezbollah. >>> and a winner for this year's nobel peace prize this morning. in a unanimous decision the committee awarded this year's prize to the european union for its landmark role in history uniting the continent. the award downplays the current eurozone debt crisis, straining its 17 nations. >>> investigators searching for a missing 10-year-old girl in colorado are appealing to the public for help in finding her apparent abductor. meantime today, police expect to positive positively identify a body near the spot where jess "k" ridgeway disappeared one week ago. officials say the condition of the body has delayed identification and gave no indication of its age or gender. >>> now let's head to wall street and cnbc's
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Oct 10, 2012 6:30pm EDT
the rights of young girls to be educated and independent. now, she is fighting for her life after an attempt on her life by a team of taliban gunmen. tonight, the outcry over that attack is growing. we get the very latest from nbc. >> malala yousufzai remains in the hospital, recovering from emergency surgery to remove a bullet from her neck. a team of seven doctors is working on her case, including specialists called in from retirement. and a government plane is on stand by to carry her overseas for treatment, although she is too unstable to move. today, the chief of surgery paid a visit to her bedside, and vowed to fight terrorism no matter the costs. while malala yousufzai lies in bed, many pray for her recovery. some schools were closed in protests. the shooting has brought new focus to malla outside's situation, the fight for education. >> there can be nothing more kwoudly. >> yesterday's attack reminds us of the challenge the girls face, whether it is poverty or marginalization, or even violence, just for speaking out for basic rights. >> reporter: malala yousufzai may become a
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Oct 7, 2012 5:00am EDT
education! the dream act is the controversial baltimore question that would allow in-state tuition rates. opponent say the law would be a financial burden on the state. a recent poll of more than 800 registered voters found that 58% support the measure and 34% oppose it. >> hundreds of volunteers were hard at work in baltimore saturday for the annual day of service. the ricky myers day of service is run by the non-profit civic works, the 10th year for the event. helped plant gardens, clean up parks and sort through donated goods. >> the main focus of our day and focus of ricky myers life was to celebrate volunteerism and that's what makes a day like today when 400 of us get together really special. >> since its inception, close to 30,000 people have volunteered with civic works. the baltimore city fire department hosted its thrill show to raise public awareness about fire safety. firefighters helped attendees create home evacuation plans and stressed the importance of smoke detectors. other attractions included a vehicle fire, the jaws of life demonstration and a large tanker fire. >> i
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Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
fertile. >> in tonight's education alert, a state audit just out gives the baltimore city school system a failing grade for bookkeeping. it reveals a pattern of overtime and overpayment to employees and contractors. >> the mayor has called on the school and the school board members to fix the problem. tim tooten joins us. where is the problem? >> there are no easy answers for a school system that is already- strapped. this audit comes as no surprise. school officials do agree there is lots of room for improvement. the audit covers years 2009 and 2010. and appears the but stopped at central office -- the buck stopped at central office. in one case, an employee was given a leave payment, twice. >> when we looked at over time, we saw a number of discrepanc ies where payments being made could not be supported by the record and supervisors could not explain why it there were those discrepancies. >> and the school system has done a poor job of that collection. they found that the district was owed more than $4 million for accounts past due more than 60 days. >> they have to establish b
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Oct 15, 2012 5:00pm EDT
pushing for greater access to women to education is now headed to the united kingdom for further treatment. >> doctors say she requires prolonged care to recover from the physical and psychological effects of the attack. >> the school girl was shot simply for speaking out. now doctors from around the world are fighting to save her. she is flying to the uk for specialist treatment to her head injury. the 14-year-old girl called for young girls to be educated and independent. there has been a wave of public revulsion in pakistan and around the world for this attempt to obstruct the education of the young generation. but she was targeted by the taliban, but the attack has turned many against them. thousands rallied to her support in the end. she is being flown across the globe in an international operation to save her life. she is still in a coma but has been able to move her feet and hands. doctors are hopeful for this young girl who has inspired so many. >> coming up, hull best buys price matching may lure you in. >> pizza hut is feeling the heat. it is now backpedaling. >> lookin
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Oct 12, 2012 12:00pm EDT
transportation costs. you can read the entire audit on the education alert page of wbaltv.com. it was their only night in the spotlight. last night, the candidates did not hold back on many punches as they pushed to step up the tone and intensity of the race. jay has a response to the debate. >> the verbal shots came early -- >> we're heading in the wrong direction. >> and often. >> with all due respect, that is a bunch of malarkey. >> most of the time, vice president joe biden and the man who wants to take his job, rep paul ryan, or talking about -- were talking about or over one another. >> we will not allow the reins to get in a clear weapon. >> it is because this administration has no credibility on this issue. >> you want to go to war? is that what to do now? >> we want to prevent war. >> but nothing can keep this in. >> i am proud of dubai and. >> i believe that paul ryan last night bested joe biden. >> but one thing they can agree is what could be a setting of the stage for a fiery second presidential debate next week. >> coming up, the deadly fungal a meningitis outbreak spreads to
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Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm EDT
experiencing problems. police asking anyone with information to give them a call. in an education alert, baltimore school superintendent has named the first school safety chief. the former head of student support services will be the new executive director of school safety and security. they created the position after perry hall high. and another situation were done was brought to a middle school. and a new state labor secretary today. he has served in the maryland apartment of human resources since november 2011. before that he sent -- spent 4.5 years as a secretary. could raise the planning a role in college admissions? the supreme court will hear arguments on using racial preferences and college admissions. the case brought by a white woman who claims the university of texas chose not to admit her because of her race. coming up on 11 news at noon, the film maker behind the anti- muslim bell blamed for the riots across the libyan world in court today. and picking up the issue of diplomatic security. that ahead as we cover the nation. nation. >> and republican-led house committee
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Oct 15, 2012 9:00am EDT
. malala was shot in the head because of her work on behalf of education for girls. >>> investigators say they are working around the clock to find the killer of 10-year-old jessica ridgeway. the colorado girl disappeared ten days ago on her way to school. her bottledy was found wednesday night a few miles from where she lived. a memorial site was visited over the weekend by hundreds of people. many of them were parents who brought their children. >>> new research suggests that the hpv vaccine given to girls to protect against cervical cancer does not make them more sexually active. the study looked at markers of sexual activities such as requests for birth control, pregnancy and tests for sexually transmitted diseases. three of the study's four co-authors did conduct previous research funded by merck, the vaccine's maker. >>> the number of cases of fungal meningitis in the u.s. has risen to at least 205. federal health officials say it has spread to 14 states and claimed at least 15 lives. the rare outbreak is linked to steroid shots used for back pain. the medication made by a speci
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Oct 14, 2012 9:00am EDT
administration. in 2005, now it's under the maryland state department of education so with that there's a huge focus on the importance of early education, curriculum, staff development and these children being ready to enter kindergarten. >> is that every childcare center coming under the board of edge or certain ones? >> every licensed daycare center or preschool. >> i did not know that. that means you'll have to have a certain teacher-to-child ratio and other things? >> it's always been the case but under the office of childcare was moreation, it focused around, is it a safe, nurturing, clean environment? do the children have adequate equipment and tools but now under msde, it's more curriculum focused, there are recommended curriculums centers are encouraged to follow. >> for parents, what should you be looking for when looking at childcare? >> as a father of five children and i'm -- two of them still in preschool, i walk through the hallways as a father first. does it feel good, is this a place i want to leave my children? at the curriculum, i'm looking at staff development. all the famili
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Oct 14, 2012 2:30am EDT
higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> we are in countdown mode. a few weeks before another presidential election where the economy is issue number one. over the last four years of the obama administration's attempt to deal with the worst financial crisis in decades we have an inside report. "washington post" bob woodward is with me. the author of the "the price of politics." good to have you on the program. >> thank you. >> the book is spectacular. i want to ask you what happen you learned during the reporting. the financial crisis and president obama's election seemed to be an ideal time when those two with iedologists could come together. was the opportunity wasted? >> look, the federal government's financial house is not in order. it's in total disorder. no business that you cover would ever accept $16 trillion in outstanding debt with the almost guarantee -- or in fact the fact that we will have to borrow another trillion or two where you have the congress, the republicans a
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Oct 9, 2012 6:30pm EDT
silence a voice that dared to speak out against them. >> they cannot stop me, i will get my education, if it is in home, school or any place. >> reporter: this 2009 interview with a journalist was one the girl gave as one of the best known, most outspoken and youngest critics of the extremist forces ravaging her country. >> i was very scared. the militants can do anything. >> reporter: she refused to let fear silence her. in her diary, translated and published by the bbc, she described life under taliban rule. i was afraid going to school, she wrote, because the taliban had issued an edict banning all girls from attending school. she went anyway. inspiring others to do the same. her diary was nominated for the international children's peace prize. >> coming from a child, it's innocent, it's honest, it's open, and i think that's what was so threatening. tonight malawa remains in critical condition at a military hospital at this hour. doctors believe she will survive, but some are expressing concern she will have trouble speaking again. brian? >> thanks for reporting on this awful story
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Oct 14, 2012 10:00am EDT
. there are still challenges to meet. children to educate, a middle class to rebuild. but the last thing we should do is turn back now. >> and yet here "the washington post" just this morning has this editorial and the headline is, show me a policy. mr. obama has yet to say how he would solve the immense problems awaiting the next president immediately after election. until and unless he does, the only rationale he can offer voters is the urgency of stopping the other guy. that is a challenge for him, isn't it? >> i think it's a challenge. i think the president has to step up. i think of the first muhammad ali fight in 1971. people thought he would beat joe frasier. he got hit in the jaw in the 15th, but he won the second and the third. history remembers the winners. what we know about mitt romney is we said on this program three weeks ago everybody thought that mitt romney was done. he had a very strong debate performance. but it took the stench of defeat to free him from the far right of the republican party. he got to move away because he was in such a desperate position that he
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Oct 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
study says upholding maryland's education greenback could add millions of dollars to the state economy. professors say allowing illegal immigrants to pay institution could come over time, at $66 million to the state treasury. professors say greenback graduates would be more likely to land jobs, pay taxes and save findings. >> we looked at the debate and saw that there was not much out there on the cost and benefits of the dream act as a benefit. >> she calls the report bogus. it is based on numbers. it will appear on the ballot as question 4. on a medical alert this morning, state health officials said the number of final magic is cases is on the rise. and as for the reduce statistics released by the cbc, sitting in a similar increase nationwide. jennifer franciotti is live outside the state health department with a more details. what are officials say and? >> a they are saying this is related to the contaminated steroid shots to relieve back pain. according to the cdc, of breaks reported in 10 states including maryland. 119 cases including one fatality. health officials believe the co
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Oct 7, 2012 9:00am EDT
yesterday in support of the state's dream act. >> up, up for education! >> down, down for deportation. >> the dream act is the controversial ballot question that, if approved, would allow in-state tuition rates for illegal immigrants. those immigrants would have to attend a maryland high school for at least three years and prove they or their parents pay state taxes. opponents say the law would be a financial burden on the state. they collected signatures to force the issue on to the november ballot. a recent poll of more than 800 registered voters found that 58% support the measure and 34% oppose it. >> hundreds of volunteers were hard at work in baltimore saturday for the annual day of service. the annual ricky myers day of service is run by the non-profit civic works, the 10th year for the event. volunteers helped plant gardens, clean up parks and sort through donated goods. >> the main focus of our day and focus of ricky myers life was to celebrate volunteerism and that's what makes a day like today when 400 of us get together really special. >> since its inception, close to 30,00
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Oct 13, 2012 2:05am EDT
about it, the more likely they are to get treatment and educated. >> the more you feel you're not alone. >> did your mom pass from breast cancer ten years ago? >> perfect example of somebody who didn't know. it was fear for her. she was really intelligent. had her master's from vanderbilt. she wasn't somebody who didn't know things, but cancer terrified her. she found a lump. her mom had a bad chemo experience 20 years before, so she decided if it's cancer i'm not going to do anything about it and not going to tell anybody. we found out, it was too late. that was a matter of people not knowing enough about it. >> early detection. >> it is, it is. james, thanks. >> ladies, thank you. >> that t-shirt is hot. >> excellent on you. >> well, thank you. ford cares. thank god for ford doing this campaign. all the money goes to breast cancer. >> for a guy who doesn't work out since "desperate housewives" you're hanging in there really well, honey. >>> is there a goblin in your house? >> halloween gadgets and gear right after this. >>> good morning. i'm meteorologist crystal egger with the weathe
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Oct 11, 2012 3:00am EDT
to stoavavyoyoa littleleonon.. j j i inonojust to enteain you, but to teach you and educate you on days like today to figure out what it means. so call me at 1-800-743-cnbc. every day during earnings season, we take the measure of the market and we make a judgment, a judgment on the future. today with the dow plummeting 129 points, s&p sinking 0.62%, and the nasdaq giving up 0.43%, we judge the future negatively. but how did we reach that judgment? how did we reach that point total? it's almost like a sports match expressed mathematically. don't roll your eyes, i'll make it easy. each day starts at zero, meaning the averages would be flat if nothing happens with individual companies or with governments and central banks. that's the so-called micro, the companies, and the macro, which are the governments. so we've got a flat line here, okay? that's how every day starts. of course, something does happen every day, which is why we are almost never flat, typically on days where central government or banks squawk some sort of data. so let's just presume we're never going to be in zero.
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Oct 11, 2012 9:00pm EDT
children off of early education. it will eliminate the tax credit people have to be able to send their children to college. it cuts education by $450 billion. it does virtually nothing except continue to increase the tax cuts for the very wealthy. and, you know, we've had enough of this. the idea that he's so concerned about these deficits, i pointed out, he voted to put two wars on a credit card. >> we're going to -- we're going to the closing statements in a minute. >> just a second. not raising taxes is not cutting taxes and by the way, our budget -- >> we have not raised taxes. >> went up 3% a year instead of 4.5%. >> let me calm down things here just for a minute and i want to talk to you very briefly before we go to closing statements about your own personal character. if you were elected, what could you both give to this country as a man, as a human being, that no one else could? >> honesty. no one else could? there are plenty of fine people who could lead this country. but what you need are people who when they say they're going to do something, they go do it. what you need are
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Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
preference too on how it feels on their skin. >> you even do fun experiments to educate them, for example? >> i do. you take a piece of colored construction paper, put it outside for a couple hours, you put a key, some objects on it and they can see how the sun fades it. and it's a good way to show them that there are these powers at work we can't see. >> well, it's great advice, it's great to read about your journey. glad you're doing so well today. >> thank you. >>> and coming up next, a live >> thank you. >>> and coming up next, a live performance from ellie. it's heavy lifting. you start with a democratic senator named ben. by getting bwi-marshall funding for new runways, he's helping us serve 21 million passengers a year, which helps keep 100,000 jobs that depend on the airport, and that means more cargo for more businesses and more skycaps unloading more taxis... welcome to bwi. ...carrying families with more luggage. thanks. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approve this message. ♪ >>> the toyota conc
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Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
many factors considered in the admissions process. >> we believe the educational benefits and diversity are so important that they're worth fighting for all the way to the united states supreme court. he says the impact will reach beyond the campus. >> they are set -- this is a setback for our students and society. >> the justices will likely make a decision next year. >> there is much more news ahead on 11 news at 6:00 p.m. >> a cold front coming through tonight. tonight. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder visa credit card with a qualifying pnc performance select checking account and earn 75% more than cards earning 1% cash back on almost everything. earning 1% cash back it's heavy lifting. you start with a democratic senator named ben. by getting bwi-marshall funding for new runways, he's helping us serve 21 million passengers a year, which helps keep 100,000 jobs that depend on the airport, and that means more cargo for more businesses and more skycaps unloading more taxis... welcome to bwi. ...carrying families with more luggage. thanks. it's like he's
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, i think it will be a... good thing for the state of maryland. >> keeping the educational dramatic on the books could help boost the state's economy according to a report just out. the dramatic could -- dream act arrogance to attend college. the report estimates over time the dramatic could have $66 million to state coffers. >> these are estimates based on the assumption that 4500 brenman students to give marriage of -- take advantage of education. all across the state, local supporters have been trying to convince maryland voters to keep the law on the books. if that happens, high-school graduates who live in the state could pay in state tuition. >> if you have lived here in yoyour whole life you should get help from the state to be educated. >> they finished a policy brief. they said it shows the financial benefits of passing the dream act. >> no matter what assumptions we make, the results are that the benefits will greatly outweigh the costs. >> part of their assumption is this is an investment to increase the lifetime earnings of those who benefit. through jobs in tax revenue.
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Oct 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
getting them registered, the second step is educating them on how to vote. >> we are really excited about question 6. >> the voter registration deadline in maryland is this coming tuesday. >> the time now 5:07. still ahead, smiles, smirks and smacked down. highlights from the vice presidential debate. >> here is a live look at traffic. looks fun right there. more weather and traffic when we come back. >> welcome back. the time now as 5:10. a live look downtown from our skycam. the city lights twinkling. the sun coming up at around 7:14. currently 40 degrees. of in the low 40's in the suburbs. today will be likely similar to yesterday. a lot of areas will see quite a bit of sunshine. a cold front approaching. watch out for breezy wind. guests could be up to 30 miles per hour. mountains come up to a sprinkle and the midday. orioles game in the bronx. >> this morning, the vice presidential candidates will be back on the campaign trail after a showdown last night in the kentucky. >> halle, where the polls saying so far? >> we are waking up this morning in the polls really do not show a clear
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Oct 7, 2012 2:30am EDT
this program, by giving them a little education and coaching, we can really make a difference in their financial lives. >> this is important because i think you go along in your career and you think, okay, i'm fine. i have must money in savings and retirement. next thing you know you turn around and you are 50 and thinking wait a second time approaching that time to retire. do i have the right tools in place? >> absolutely. time does go by. of course we were talking about how we feel 25 years old, but that is always got to get the word out to get people to start saving younger. at 50, 60 years old it is not too late. that's why we created the program with aarp. we had an elderly woman who is single living off social security and she learned she can get a credit report for free and save $25 a month and she made it automatic with her bank. the bottom line is we have time and there is opportunity to create a ugs cushion for ourselves. >> a large percentage of the long-term unemployed are workers. talk to us about that. what are the challenges for the 50 plus age group. first of all,
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Oct 11, 2012 5:00am EDT
in this morning's education awareness. ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder visa credit card with a qualifying pnc performance select checking account and earn 75% more than cards earning 1% cash back on almost everything. >> in this morning's education alert, new details about baltimore city schools. >> the mayor is calling on the district's ceo and school board to make changes. a state audit is expected to show a pattern of school system over spending and mismanagement. the mayor says the must bear responsibility for the negative findings. >> we have made tremendous amount of progress. that being said, i am sure that he wants to rectify this just like i want him to. i do not think he is satisfied. with the findings and that is why i expect he will be making corrective action as well as the school board. >> the mayor said the audit could impact the city's efforts in receiving state funding. >> still ahead, the latest on the developing story. >> overnight fire here in northeast baltimore claims the lives of five people, including four children. details next. >> religious
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Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
games and lost nine games. >> the brave educators will throw out the ceremonial first pitch. perry hall high school guidance counselor will throw out the pitch and be accompanied by the student wounded on the first day of school. he tackled the gunman preventing workers -- preventing more violence. technically, this is october baseball. >> the weather is not a winner today. it is more like football whether it with the cold temperatures. we had rain this morning. i thought we might break out of it. most of the day, it was not raining. it was cloudy and threatening. this is a wide view showing the northeastern part of the state. i have circled baltimore to help you find the area. this is light rain shower activity with drizzle. this is the inner harbor. it is covered with rain right now. let me put this in motion to show you. a while back, it did not look bad. with the rain moving into the picture, we see scattered showers activity. the forecast for the game looks like this. for the start of the game, spotty showers and sprinkles. temperatures in the 50's. a light northwest wind. by 9:30,
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Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm EDT
public education event of the year. firefighters created home evacuation plans and stressed smoke detectors. they featured jauss of life demonstration. still to come tonight, health officials are reporting more people have been effected by meningitis outbreak and special reunion for a soldier and his son coming up. vatican says the former butler for the pope will be getting a pardon. he was sentenced to 18 months in prison. for now, he is serving it under house arrest. he said he leaked the documents because he felt the pope wasn't being informed. a bus overturned in northern new jersey. eight of the injured passengers were in critical condition after this morning's crash in wayne, although none of the injuries are considered life-threatening. the bus was traveling from canada and not yet known what caused the crash. health officials say seven people have now died from a rare meningitis outbreak. the outbreak has spread to more than 60 people in nine states and infected two people in maryland, killing one. it has been linked to a steroid produced by a pharmacy in massachusetts. th
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Oct 14, 2012 11:30pm EDT
arundel county community college and was going to continue his education at towson university this spring. an 18-year-old ron mccloud and daniel savage both face first- degree murder and other charges. wax still marks the spot where people gathered for a candlelight vigil last night. friends and relatives are trying to hold onto happier memories. >> he made a positive impact on everybody's life. he was a goofy, outgoing kid. >> this is still an active, ongoing investigation. police are still asking that you call metro crime stoppers. you could earn a cash reward. >> thank you. a pedestrian is struck and killed by a police vehicle in south baltimore. it happened early this morning when police were responding to a shooting. police say that one of their vehicles struck pervez on east patapsco avenue. a memorial service is planned for five of the victims that were killed in a baltimore fire last week. nancy, three great grandchildren and a great-grandson were killed. they will be memorialized on thursday. the grandmother of's husband is in serious condition. city firefighters reached o
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Oct 11, 2012 6:30pm EDT
fight for all girls to get an education. we get an update on her condition today from nbc's amna nawaz. >> reporter: good evening, less than three days after she was shot by the taliban coming home from her school, malala yousufzai is showing signs of improvement. she is taken from peshawar to the new area, which is more equipped and has more equipment. she is not out of danger, she is still unconscious, but they are now putting her chances of survival at 70%. meanwhile, across pakistan, people continue to take to streets to condemn the taliban attack and support malala yousufzai. one demonstrator said if they kill her, ten more will come through. >> thank you. >>> a sad update from the gulf of mexico tonight, the coast guard confirmed an oil slick there is consistent with oil from the deep water horizon well, the source of the worst oil disaster in u.s. history. experts are not sure exactly where this sheen is coming from. bp says it is most likely residual oil that was used to plug it in the past. up next here, as the broadcast continues our nbc news investigation, is the gover
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Oct 15, 2012 4:30am EDT
teenage girl shot in the head by the taliban last week for promoting education for girls and criticizing the group in a blog is being flown to great britain this morning. doctors believe malala yousafzai will need prolonged care as she recovers. >>> tomorrow, vice president joe biden will attend the funeral of former pennsylvania senator arlen specter, who died sunday from complications of nonhodge kins lymphoma at the age of 82. the two were close and often traveled on amtrak together when they were senators. >>> the pentagon is investigating what caused the collision of a nuclear sub and a naval cruiser during a training exercise off the east coast this weekend. no one was injured and both ships were able to return to port. the damage is being evaluated. >>> the father of christopher stevens, the u.s. ambassador killed last month in libya, said it would be abhorrent for his son's death to be politicized. last month the mom of a navy seal asked the president to stop mentioning his name on the campaign trail. >>> a fireworks display went hey haywire and shot into the crowd. the cause is
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Oct 15, 2012 6:30pm EDT
she was shot by taliban gunmen because she pushed for education for young girls, her new hospital has experience in treating battlefield injuries among returning troops. >>> and perhaps you were one of many who watched yesterday, felix baumgartner jumped from space, 24 miles up, the first ma to break the sound barrier, diving without aircraft. there were scary moments on the way down. and tonight, we're getting to see for the first time what he saw on his way down. we get our report tonight from nbc's tom costello. >> reporter: the view is breathtaking, the blackness of space, the curveatur oe of the earth, and felix baumgartner's death-defying jump from 24 miles up. >> really high. >> reporter: with that, he was gone. and today we got new video from a camera on baumgartner's space suit, the edge of space, and the earth rolling into view. with little wind resistance, baumgartner quickly broke the sound barrier, and rocketed to 833 miles per hour, mach 1.24, then the violent, stomach-wrenching spin that had everyone fearing the worst. and now the view from the space suit. >> it started
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Oct 7, 2012 8:00am EDT
colleges nationwide are working to boost education requirements for athletes. >> i think he tweeted out what a lot of guys are thinking, which is we're here to play football. we're here to play basketball. this is merely a stepping ground of getting to the next level. >> reporter: the next level and dream of going pro, just like in the movies. >> show me the money! >> reporter: but in reality the majority of college athletes don't make it that far. according to the ncaa's own statistics, less than 2% of college athletes will play professional football, making an education that much more important. >> the average nfl player plays less than five years, so even if you do play in the nfl, you want to have a life afterwards. >> reporter: jones, the freshman, has yet this season to make it from the practice field to playing in a game. meanwhile, the university issued a statement reminding student athletes to remember not to post anything that could embarrass themselves, their team, teammates, the university, their family, or other groups, organizations or people hoping to put the focus ba
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Oct 10, 2012 12:35am EDT
supporting educational children's programs. in fact, he has his own show on pbs. let's take a look. ♪ [ applause ] [ "mr.rogers neighborhood" theme ] >> it's a beautiful day in the neighborhood, isn't it? [ cheers and applause ] it's a beautiful day for a neighbor. would you mine? could you be mine? won't you be? won't you be? please won't you be my neighbor? ♪ [ light laughter ] da, da, da. da, da, da, da. please won't you be, my neighbor. [ applause ] of course there's a good chance you already are my neighbor because i own so many homes. [ laughter ] da, da, da. it is a beautiful day. thank you, manuel. [ laughter ] hello, neighbor. you see this? it's called a wallet. and inside of a wallet, well, that's where money goes. now, you know what money is? i'm guessing no because you're watching public television. [ laughter ] therefore, you don't have cable. therefore, you're probably poor. money is sort of like paper that you can use to buy things that you want, like toys or yachts. you may be wondering where does money come from? well, it comes from a magical place called our p
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Oct 12, 2012 3:00am EDT
want to make friends. i'm just trying to save you a little money. my job is to entertain and educate. so call me at 1-800-743-cnbc. the gulf is huge. it's wide. it's growing, both sides are digging in their heels and getting set in their ways, growing more vociferous and partisan. sometimes it looks like the name-calling is so wide there is no hope whatsoever for compromise! i'm not talking about the race for the white house, silly. i'm talking about the bulls and bears. that rallied in the morning and getting slammed down in the evening. and the dow is 2.08%. it is a market every street without joy is contested. tonight, i will set out how real this hand-to-hand warfare is determining how this market seems to come out everyday. six small unit actions that represent firing and maneuvering over every square foot of ground that needs to be taken. first, let's deal with the obvious set piece. like the one over employment. the political side of things, charges about phony numbers that show profound change and hiring patterns like we had today with market improvement and weekly jobless cl
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Oct 13, 2012 3:00am EDT
friends. just trying to save a little money. my job is not just to entertain, but to educate you. call me at 1-800-cnbc. the s&p dipped, and the nasdaq climbed .17%. we have to look forward, not back because next week we'll be in the thick of earnings season where individual stocks control almost 100% of the day action. what's our game plan? first monday we hear let's get right into it from citigroup. hey, look, nobody was crazy about any of the banks that reported today. wells fargo, jp morgan. that's ridiculous. that group is cheap. the companies are making tons of money, and they'll be soon returning billions of dollars to shareholders and making gobs of cash thanks to a robust mortgage market. there won't be enough business to offset the weaknesses in the emerging market, i want you to stick with jp morgan, buy more wells fargo before i venture into the world that is citi. tuesday coca-cola reports. ko, knock-out shot the lights out last quarter. i bet it's better because the dollar has weaker than where it was from the last time they reported. that's going to make for an ups
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